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and so is j.k. rowling. author who made harry potter a household name has now cast her spell on adults. her new novel, the casual vacancy will be on store shelves today. and it's about as far from the wizarding world as you can get. the book has just gone on sale in britain. that's where we find cnn's aaron mclaughlin. good morning. they are calling this potter to potty mouth, the huge anticipation for this book is palpable. a lot of the details have been kept secret. you managed to get your hands on it. how did you do that? >> reporter: good morning, alena. yes, i have. i was not one of the few journalists selected to get an advanced copy or to read the book in advance. i got it just like anyone else here in the uk can at this point coming to their local book store. it's also available on e-reader. so far, this book, we have not seen the frenzy here in the uk that we saw for the launch of the harry potter series. there aren't the long lines. i have yet to see a wizard costume. customers seem to be driven primarily by a curiosity to see what rowling has in store for them next. take a l
. >> don't overshare. i don't want to know that you love "harry potter" books. too much. depressing. >> lindsey, i'm trying to diet. my husband is not. he doesn't need to. how do i get him onboard to kick his unhealthy habits. he thinks he can have soda pop, snack cakes, but it's harder for me. >> age and gravity will dictate that. he'll get fat and that's good for you because he'll go on a diet. but also find a diet, if you want him to participate, one that is palatable to him. my wife was doing a cleanse once. i won't name the place. i did it for three days and i almost jumped off the brooklyn bridge. i couldn't take it. it was asparagus juice and these horrible inventive plants no one ever heard. get him a diet with chicken and vegetables. >> then let him have a little snack once in a while. >> careful. >> that's not even an innuendo. this is sexual harassment. >> it made the upper lip glisten. >> that's it? >> we can only take so much big willie. >> wow. >> jewelry, shoes and belts, accessories for fall. [ male announcer ] most people tend to think more about how they brush than
. more the ""hunger games"" "harry potter" type of novel. adults are reading it too but this is more for teenagers. i have four kids but the biggest compliment i have from my 13-year-olds is all my friends are reading it and the guys who don't read are reading it. >> that's great when a child looks at you and says dad, you're kind of cool. >> my last book, my daughter coming down and seeing it on the kitchen table. my kids don't think i'm cool. >> children are always embarrassed. >> the title i like "seconds away" the premise is in a split second your life can change. how does that dynamic show it in "seconds." >> the first line in the book -- there's moments in your life where just one little thing changes the course of everything. >> good and bad. >> all of a sudden up becomes down, good becomes evil, everything changes in a flick and that's what i like to explore. "seconds away" starts with that. i want to grab you right away on page one. you've been a long time reader. >> have. what's the different for you between young adult and adult books? >> really -- >> do you have a prefere
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